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CLMV economic development framework agreed

The CLMV (Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar and Vietnam) countries have agreed on a framework for economic development, which will be submitted to CLMV’s leaders to approve next year, the Ministry of Commerce announced on Wednesday. The announcement was made following the 11th CLMV Economic Ministers’ Meeting during the 51st Meeting of the Asean Economic Ministers which […]

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Laos hydropower plant begins operation

A major hydropower plant built in Laos has started commercial operation. With two power stations, the Nam Ngiep 1 plant generates about 1.6 billion kilowatt-hours of energy per year, Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co said on Friday. Nam Ngiep 1 Power Co, the operator of the plant, will supply electricity from the main station […]

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Cambodia, Laos to sign 2,400-MW power deal

Cambodia and Laos will sign a power deal this week during the state visit of the Laotian prime minister. Through this week’s agreement, the Kingdom will buy 2,400 megawatts from neighbouring Laos. This week’s deal will be discussed at the Council of Ministers tomorrow, according to Victor Jona, the director-general of energy at the Ministry […]

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